Honorary degree for Saatchi & Saatchi chief Roberts
Published 20 July 2009
Kevin Roberts in his Lancaster academic robes
Kevin has been the New York-based ‘CEO Worldwide’ of Saatchi & Saatchi for over 10 years.
Before joining Saatchi & Saatchi in 1997, Kevin held leadership positions with four leading international companies – Gillette, Pepsi, Procter & Gamble and Lion Nathan – across Europe, the Middle East, Canada and New Zealand/Australia.
Born in Lancaster in 1949, he attended Lancaster Royal Grammar School and is currently Honorary Professor of Creative Leadership at Lancaster University.
In the past, Kevin has given guest lectures at Lancaster University Management School.
In this video, Oliver Westall, director of the Lancaster Full-time MBA, commends Kevin Roberts for the degree of Honoris Causa.